Captain of the Ghana Black Stars, Andre Dede Ayew has revealed that he could not sleep after Black Stars’ defeat during their international friendly clash with Mali.
During the match, the Black Stars performed abysmally leading to a 3-0 thrashing from the francophone country in Antalya on Friday, October, 10
In light of their defeat, the team including the head coach CK Akonnor received a lot of backlash from the enthusiasts of the national team as many questioned how competent Akonnor is considering his tactics on the field of play.
Speaking in an interview, the Swansea City midfielder revealed that he could not get a proper sleep after the defeat.
“I was disappointed after our game against Mali,” the Swansea City ace said. “Against, Qatar, we knew we had to win the game because we could not lose for the second time.”
“I could not sleep properly after our game against Mali because we were not expecting such results but the players played well against Qatar and we all happy.”
“There are new players in the team but we coped properly and gelled together off and on the pitch.”
“We hope to come back and continue our qualifiers and make Ghanaians happy,” he added.
Following their defeat however to the Eagles of Mali, the Black Stars bounced back strong to stun Qatar 5:1 in their second friendly with Andre Ayew scoring a brace.